Young is a progressive and vibrant country community situated in the South West Slopes of NSW and is a great place to live and visit! With something for everyone, Young provides a picturesque setting for an authentic country experience featuring friendly locals, exciting festivals and events, thought provoking history, mouth watering local produce and a wide range of places to eat, drink, visit, shop, play, stay and do business in.
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What an happy family called into the Young Visitor Information Centre from Wagga Wagga during the school holidays. Mum Suellen and children Egan (7) and Darnee (5) explained they were on a "flip trip", their own version of a mystery tour. They set off from Wagga without a travel plan. At major intersection the children took turns flipping a 20 cent piece and determining which way they would proceed. This novel destination system took them to Nangus, Gundagai, Harden and ...Read More
Some of the country's best dressage riders and horses will be in Bendick Murrell near Young this coming weekend. The Donges Supa IGA Dressage Championships will be held from April 19-21 at the Bendick Murrell Sports Grounds. They'll be competing before world class judges. With more entries than the state and national championships, this weekend will be packed with entertainment.Read More
Hennessy Catholic College, Young Shire Council and the Australian Catholic University have developed a partnership to provide university units in the areas of Business, Nursing, Paramedicine and Education. These units are available to people aged between 18-35 and are financially supported (free) and open to all. The courses are generally undertaken over three weekends per semester at Hennessy. An information night is scheduled for 6 February at 7pm in the Hennessy College Hall via Dundas Street. For further information call Jenny ...Read More
Residents of Young will gather at Carrington Park this Saturday to join in Australia Day observances scheduled right across the nation. In Young there will be a big barbeque breakfast in Carrington Park from 8am with entertainment provided by the Young Shire Band. There will also be children's entertainment "The Chef Show", and bush poetry. Australia Day awards will be presented at an official ceremony which will be followed by cake cutting, a lolly scramble and tree planting. This year Young ...Read More
Education is no exception to the when it comes to getting all done in Young. Hennessy Catholic College Young and the Australian Catholic University are about to embark on a unique initiative which has never been undertaken in this form previously. They have formed a pathways partnership to provide rural students with the opportunity to undertake University units at the College in Young. The program is open to all students from our region that have completed their preliminary HSC... Read More